AMCHP RELEASES ORGANIZATIONAL
COMMITMENT TO WORKPLACE
HEALTHY FAMILIES, AND
AMCHP FUTURE 2027
AMCHP FUTURE 2027
National Resource, Partner & Advocate
The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is a national resource, partner, and advocate for state public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth, families, and communities.
We build successful programs by disseminating best practices, advocating on behalf of our members in Washington, DC, providing technical assistance, convening leaders to share experiences and ideas, and advising states to reach our common goal of healthy children, healthy families, and healthy communities.
Protect and Promote
AMCHP members come from the highest levels of state government. They include directors of maternal and child health programs, directors of programs for children with special health care needs, and other public health leaders who work and support state maternal and child health programs. AMCHP’s membership also includes academic, advocacy, community-based family health professionals, adolescent health coordinators, program managers, epidemiologists, family leaders, people with lived experience with the challenges AMCHP endeavor to solve, as well as families themselves.
Building Capacity for Food Systems and Health Systems to Partner
Food pantries embedded within local communities are essential to the economic well-being of individuals and families whose circumstances make it difficult to access food as evidenced by frequency of individual visits to food pantries Read More
EACH Mom and Baby Collaborative
The EACH Collaborative is a partnership whose goal is to support the expansion and replication of perinatal community health worker (CHW) models in South Carolina through information sharing, technical support, funding opportunities and, perinatal specialty training for Community Health Workers. Read More
Virtual Autism Diagnostic Clinic
Through a unique partnership with Service Coordination units and hospital systems, Easterseals Eastern Pennsylvania uses telehealth to identify autism spectrum disorder in toddlers. We provide early detection and easy access in the child's natural setting and no cost to the family. Read More
STAT-MD: Early Identification of ASD for Pediatric Health Providers
The STAT-MD model is designed to teach enhanced ASD screening and diagnostic procedures to pediatric providers serving young children. Read More
Perinatal Continuum of Care Toolkit for Action
The Perinatal Continuum of Care Toolkit for Action is a facilitator guide that builds capacity of providers across sectors to understand and embrace their role in supporting perinatal mental health. Read More
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Creating a Workplace Environment Supportive of Well-Being
Mental health is the capacity for people to feel, think, and act in ways that enable them to cope with the stresses of life, realize their abilities, learn and work well, and contribute to their community. Emotional health, one aspect of mental health, is a person’s...
AMCHP Releases Organizational Commitment to Workplace Well-Being
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – To mark Mental Health Month, AMCHP commits to workplace well-being. The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) is committed to promoting well-being in the workplace. AMCHP’s Mental Health Team, a...
AMCHP Honors the Life, Leadership, and Legacy of Amy St. Pierre
Washington, DC - We are shocked and saddened by the loss of our AMCHP friend and colleague, Amy St. Pierre, who was tragically murdered in a mass shooting on May 3, 2023. AMCHP staff and members have worked with Amy for many years in her capacity as a leader in...
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